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How to Open and Access Gmail Contacts


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Is Gmail all messages and no people? Would you like to add a new contact or change an existing entry's details? Not sure whence Gmail takes its auto–complete suggestions?

In any event, opening your Gmail "Contacts" is a snap—if you know where to click, press and look.

Open and Access Gmail Contacts

To open your Gmail address book in a desktop browser:

  • Click Gmail (sporting a filled triangle next to it pointing, primarily, downwards) in your Gmail's leftmost column.
  • Select Contacts from the menu that comes up.

As alternatives, you can also

(Updated October 2013)

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